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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inflammation of a narrow blindly ending tube usually about three or four inches long that extends from the cecum in the lower right-hand part of the abdomen.

Usage examples (38)
  • appendicitis is common, with a lifetime occurrence of 7 percent.
  • The term appendicitis refers to an inflammation of the appendix.
  • Near as I can make out, it was what they call appendicitis nowadays, and had come on him in the night.
  • First diagnosed in 1886, Kaplan called appendicitis one of the most common ailments around. for more
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